Man Engine 

Spotlight on Wales as Man Engine Rises Again

The largest mechanical puppet ever constructed in Britain, the moving, steaming, mechanical Man Engine, is set to visit Wales ...

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Changes for consent applications

Changes for consent applications

Heritage impact statements will be required for listed building and conservation area consent applications from 1 September 2017.

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New free teaching resources on The Age of the Princes

New free teaching resources on The Age of the Princes

These new resources, designed to support new curriculum in Wales, look at the Welsh history of this time from a Welsh, British and European perspective.

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Our sites need you

Our sites need you

We are looking for volunteers at some of our sites, to help the visitor experience and bring our sites to life!

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Cadw is the Welsh Government's historic environment service working for an accessible and well-protected historic environment for Wales. Find out more

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Find a castle

There are so many historic places to visit. Go to our interactive map find somewhere great to visit near you.

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Site highlights

Conwy Castle

Heritage Tourism Project 

The Heritage Tourism Project, which is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, has brought heritage sites across Wales to life.

See the HTP section for more information
Open Doors

Open Doors

Offer visitors the chance to explore your special property and find hidden gems yourself this year.

Dewi and Dwynwen

Live the Legends

Come face-to-face with mythical beasts, magical characters and real figures from Welsh history this 2017.

Meet Dewi and Dwynwen, and find out more

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Dwynwen — Behind the scenes

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